Talkeetna, Alaska – Day 1

We left Anchorage early afternoon for the 2 hour drive to Talkeetna. We drove from state highway 1 to highway 3 up through Wasilla, taking the Talkeetna spur road just before the Susitna rive bridge. In proper fashion we timed it right around Amelia’s nap. Timing long drives around her naps is a travel multiplier. […]

Summer Chill & Grill – Seasonal Brunch

Oh foodie buzzwords, how I love you, let me count the ways – Seasonal, local, fresh, sustainable. We’ve been telling ourselves that we should eat more seasonably (is that a word?). Ditch the shopping list, buy what is fresh and affordable and make it work. Use what we have and what we find. So today we […]

Exploring Anchorage, Alaska

We had three days in Anchorage to stuff as much adventure in as possible, unfortunately I was working during these days. Our afternoon flights into Anchorage (Mine from the north slope and the girls’ from Seattle) arrived within an hour of each other so I waited inside the gate and didn’t pass security. This gave…